run-of-the-mill


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run-of-the-mill

(rŭn′əv-thə-mĭl′)
adj.
Not special or outstanding; average.

run-of-the-mill

adj
ordinary, average, or undistinguished in quality, character, or nature; not special or excellent

run′-of-the-mill′



adj.
merely average; commonplace; mediocre.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.run-of-the-mill - not special in any wayrun-of-the-mill - not special in any way; "run-of-the-mill boxing"; "your run-of-the-mine college graduate"; "a unexceptional an incident as can be found in a lawyer's career"
ordinary - not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"

run-of-the-mill

adjective ordinary, middling, average, fair, modest, commonplace, common, vanilla (informal), mediocre, banal, tolerable, passable, undistinguished, unimpressive, unexciting, unexceptional, bog-standard (Brit. & Irish slang), no great shakes (informal), dime-a-dozen (informal) I was a run-of-the-mill kind of student.
excellent, unusual, extraordinary, marvellous, exceptional, splendid, out of the ordinary

run-of-the-mill

adjective
Translations

run-of-the-mill

[ˈrʌnəvðəˈmɪl] ADJ (= ordinary) → común y corriente, corriente y moliente; (= mediocre) → mediocre

run-of-the-mill

[ˌrʌnəvðˈmɪl] adjbanale, solito/a
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